12 – Family gathering

Chapter tune: Rainbow - I surrender "Love, we really must do something about your brother" Emma said to her boyfriend Connor, while he was blissfully reading a sci-fi book for the third time. "Do what exactly?" "Haven't you seen that for the past days he's moping around the house doing nothing? Have you ever seen…

11 – The past is never dead Pt.2

Chapter tune: Boston - A man I'll never be Warning: Cursing, blood and death. Happy reading! πŸ˜‹ Jared's narration: The neighbor that I was telling you about, her name is Claire. And yes, she's my daughter's mother. We were kind of friends for a long time before anything happened between us, but I'll get to…

09 – Phase shift

Chapter tune: Europe - Prisoners in paradise Weeks passed, fortunately without any more dramatic events. Rose spent much of her time with her two closest friends after the incident, Emma and Madison, who both stepped up to make her feel better, by going swimming, shopping, or at the spa. They were subtle enough not to…

The Liebster Award Pt.2

Hello! πŸ™‚ I got nominated again for the Liebster Award, this time by Fluffymao from "The Mayfields" legacy, which is a great story - and features a very original writing style too: the founder (I guess the heirs too - haven't had the time to go very far yet) has an accent! πŸ˜€ It's pretty…

08 – Master of disaster

Chapter tune: Poison - Every rose has its thorn Warning: Profanity (again) ​Jared jumped in front of the man who was moments ago seen having a conversation with Molly. "You" he said aggressively "what's your name?" "Well I don't believe that's any of your concern sir"  the man replied. He had a distaste in his voice…

07 – Almost rosey

Chapter tune: Alice Cooper - Poison Warning: Contains profanity Several weeks passed. Rose and Jared had started spending more and more time together. Rose had in mind all of the things people said about him, but she just couldn't see any of them. She saw a man who really did treat her well, a man…

06 – A better man

Chapter tune: REO Speedwagon - Can't fight this feeling It was a lovely summer morning. The bistro was closed for the day, something about getting it cleaned up for an upcoming inspection. That place was always so crowded and her job so full of pressure; so Rose decided that today she was going to relax…

The Liebster Award

My new wordpress friend, loladiamond01 , nominated me for the Liebster Award!! I want to thank her because she was so sweet and kind to me on the first days of my blog (which was less than a week ago!). Her story follows the legacy of the Rosenthal family which is full of mystery and…

05 – Toxic

Chapter tune: Air Supply - Making love out of nothing at all (or - even better - the Bonnie Tyler cover) Warning: Mature themes/foul language That night, when Jared returned from the bar, he found Molly waiting in his room. "Whoa" he exclaimed "Nice. How did you get in?". "Your brother let me baby, what…